a simple pasta salad

sorry i was mia last friday. sometimes i cook really easy stuff throughout the week that requires no recipe. which means no post. whoopsie!
but i’m back this week and i have a super easy pasta salad that goes great with any main dish!
my favorite to pair it with is a nice, juicy steak! mmm mmm mmm!

my uncle robert is actually the one who taught me how to make this, so i give the credit to him! thanks scuncle!!

what you’ll need:
1/2 bag of spiral noodles {i use multi-colored to add some color}
1 cucumber
2 roma tomatoes
1/2 onion
1 cup zesty italian dressing
1 small can ofย sliced black olives
salt & pepper to taste
optional: 1 small can of sliced green olives.ย 


{one} cook your spiral noodles per the directions on the packaging.

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{two} dice up your tomatoes, cucumber and onion….thennn….


{three} mix it all together and add your can of olives!


{four} your noodles should be done so strain them and run them under cold water.


{five} add the noodles to the veggie mixture, add the dressing and stir it up!

now you have a delicious side that will go well with any main dish you cook up! oh especially for some cookouts! yumm!!!

have a swell friday!

-chef jess

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